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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Lithgow City Council 53.5% of the local workers are males and 46.4% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Lithgow City Council vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Lithgow City Council in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Lithgow City Council 20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)7,443100.0100.07,935100.0100.0-492
Males3,98553.552.64,42855.853.3-443
Females3,45446.447.43,51344.346.7-59
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,03113.914.01,18114.914.5-150
25 - 54 years4,55961.366.65,07263.967.7-513
55 - 64 years1,45119.515.01,37317.314.4+78
65 years and over4025.44.33123.93.5+90
Top three industries--------------
Public administration and safety92011.95.67479.25.8+173
Mining82110.60.91,20014.80.9-379
Health care and social assistance78710.211.982610.211.3-39
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,20516.212.71,42417.913.2-219
Professionals1,06514.323.61,08913.722.7-24
Clerical and administrative workers1,02713.813.81,04913.215.0-22
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,54761.163.14,98862.962.9-441
Part time2,74636.934.92,74434.633.1+2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,20316.232.61,07513.527.9+128
Advanced diploma or diploma76210.211.16217.810.5+141
Certificate level2,58434.722.22,66833.622.2-84
No qualifications2,66435.831.13,19040.234.9-526
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,46319.717.2--------
$500 -$1,7494,34258.360.8--------
$1,750 or more1,51720.420.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car5,45573.361.95,88674.262.5-431
Public Transport580.816.0690.913.8-11
Bicycle290.40.7230.30.7+6
Walked only3945.33.93504.44.1+44
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7239.732.87509.530.1-27
Speaks a language other than English at home3334.526.42813.522.8+52
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016761.06.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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